This painting is in very good condition. With the unaided eye there are no issues. Closer inspection under ultraviolet light reveals some tiny areas of in-painting. There are two, less than ¼ inch spots located along the upper edge, approximately 3 inches and 5 ½ inches from the left. There is another 1/8 inch spot along the left edge approximately 10 inches from the top. The work has been lined to a polyester fabric. There are no other signs of restoration. The piece is framed in a carved gold leaf frame which is in very good condition with minimal wear. Verso: typed label attached to original stretcher bar: The Hunters Supper. Stamped on stretcher: McAdoo Galleries Inc. Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Signed l/l: W. Herbert Dunton. A letter of authentication by Michael R. Grauer, art historian and author of the William Herbert Dunton Catalogue Raisonne, will accompany this lot.
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